LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The sixth ANNUAL ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF) introduced Pageant award winners throughout the Closing Night time Gala Awards Ceremony on March 15, 2021.
Virtually 40 movies from over 20 taking part international locations had been introduced throughout the six-day Pageant that included 11 Oscar submissions for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie and 12 Golden Globe submissions for Greatest Movement Image – Overseas Language.
Circus of Life, the Oscar submission from Pakistan, took the Snow Leopard Award for Greatest Movie. Director Sarmad Sultan Khoosat obtained the award from Jury member Luba Balagova Kandoor.
Higher Days, the Hong Kong Oscar submission, obtained the Snow Leopard Particular Jury Award. Director Derek Tsang obtained the award from Jury member Livi Zheng. The Pageant is delighted that on the day of the Awards Ceremony, Higher Days was nominated for the Oscar for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie.
The Snow Leopard Award for Greatest Actress went to Zhou Dongyu for her efficiency in Higher Days. The award was introduced by Jury member Lan Huang.
The Snow Leopard Award for Greatest Actor went to Arif Hassan for his efficiency in Circus of Life. The award was introduced by Jury member Joanne Goh.
The Snow Leopard Distinction Award went to the Ladies Ensemble Solid for Japanese Oscar submission True Moms. The award was introduced by Jury member Nicolas Traube.
Uzbekistan Golden Globe submission 2000 Songs of Farida obtained the Snow Leopard Viewers Award. Director Yalkin Tuychiev obtained the award from Jury President Gulbara Tolomushova.
The HFPA Scholarship Award, introduced to a brand new Asian quick filmmaker, went to Tattoo (Iran), directed by Farhad Delaram. The runner-up was Monsters By no means Know (China), directed by Ming Yang and in third place was Examination (Iran), directed by Sonia Hadad.
Govt and Program Director Georges Chamchoum mentioned, “All through all our screenings, particular occasions and the Gala Ceremony for the Snow Leopard Award displays and Honorary recipients, the Spirit of the Asian World Movie Pageant has been driving excessive. We’ve got stayed true to ourselves, in that the Pageant continues to showcase Creativity, Efficiency and Leisure. It’s a Journey of Discovery and never about Political Correctness, Creed or Coloration! We feature and maintain our banner excessive with one phrase… TALENT!”
“AWFF is thrilled that Tunisia’s The Man Who Offered His Pores and skin, directed by Kaouther Ben Hania, and screened throughout the Pageant, has additionally obtained an Oscar nomination for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie. We want to want each Higher Days and The Man Who Offered His Pores and skin each success on the 93rd Academy Awards this coming April!” added Managing Director Asel Sherniyazova.
AWFF want to thank all their companions and sponsors, particularly Winn Slavin High quality Artwork in Beverly Hills, a premier supplier of effective artwork portray, sculpture and glass artwork from a world assortment of artists, the Korean Cultural Centre LA, operated by the South Korean authorities’s Ministry of Tradition and Tourism, SPRK Music, a social media and expertise sporting platform for the music trade and the Snow Leopard Belief which protects and secures the way forward for the snow leopard throughout twelve vary international locations in South and Central Asia.
Different valued sponsors and companions of the Pageant embrace the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation (HFPA), AKIpress, Asia Society Southern California, Metropolis of Culver Metropolis, Asiania, Fifth Atrium, Argentum Studios, Novartizan, Moredii, Nicely Go USA ENTERTAINMENT, We Distribution Hong Kong, Movie Motion, Joshua Jason PR, Media Plan PR, Asians in LA, 중앙일보 (Joongang Ilbo), Emporium Thai LA, Gaby’s Mediterranean LA and Brothers BBQ, LA.
The seventh version of the Asian World Movie Pageant can be a bodily occasion and happen from November 3-11, 2021 in Culver Metropolis, Los Angeles. The Pageant can be larger and bolder than ever, with sneak screenings, world premieres, unique panels and new, thrilling applications, together with a ‘Window to the World’ phase that includes particular restricted screenings from Europe and Africa.
ABOUT THE ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF)
The Asian World Movie Pageant (AWFF), based by Kyrgyz public determine Sadyk Sher Niyaz, brings the easiest of a broad number of Asian World cinema to Los Angeles to attract higher recognition to the area’s wealth of filmmakers and strengthen ties between the Asian and Hollywood movie industries. Uniting by cross-cultural collaboration, the Pageant champions movies from over 50 international locations throughout Asia, spanning from Turkey to Japan and from Russia to India and South-East Asia. The Pageant is exclusive in that it predominantly screens Oscar and Golden Globe submissions for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie and Greatest Movement Image – Overseas Language respectively. All movies are showcased to members of the Movement Image Academy, the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation and all Guilds for enhanced publicity, media consideration and awards consideration. AWFF is a non-profit group beneath Aitysh USA.
SOURCE Asian World Movie Pageant (AWFF)